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Tag Archives: Mako Sharks

Chasing the Fastest Shark in the World is No Easy Task

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – By all accounts, it was a very successful research trip. When you’re studying the fastest sharks, there are a lot of variables that can come into play during a research trip. The weather may not cooperate, which can limit the time you…


Mako Shark Takes Winter Break in South Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Apparently snowbirds aren’t the only visitors making their way to South Florida this winter. For the first time ever, a mako shark tagged off the coast of Maryland has migrated along the eastern seaboard down to South Florida. Hypower, a male mako…


Shark Tagging Expedition Kicks-Off Annual Great Shark Race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) recently hosted a cage dive and tagging expedition in Isla Mujeres, Mexico in advance of the Second Annual Great Shark Race. The Isla Mujeres expedition, the…


Two Mako Sharks Tagged by NSU Researchers Spending Spring Break Off South Carolina Coast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Who knew that sharks like to hit the beach for Spring Break, too! Well, they aren’t exactly hitting the beach, but two mako sharks tagged by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) are enjoying the waters off the South…


Mako Sharks Competing in Historic Guy Harvey Great Shark Race Log More Than 22,900 Miles So Far

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. — While scientists and thousands of marine science students and the general public follow the online daily satellite tracks and progress of The Guy Harvey Great Shark Race, the competitors – a group of young mako sharks – navigate sometimes treacherous waters providing…


NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Researchers Featured in Maryland Media

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – For years, researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute have been studying mako sharks. Throughout the year they visit the waters off of Isla Mejures, Mexico, the Cayman Islands and Ocean City, Maryland in order to catch, tag and release these majestic creatures….